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Postby Luke Harusame » Mon Apr 28, 2008 3:18 am

Hey everyone. I'm new here, so I thought I'd just pop a note in. You can all call me Luke.

I'm a serious language maniac in that language is basically the most crazy awesome thing I can think of to devote my time to, so many of you probably have a lot in common with me :P Japanese is my first "love" you could say (though I really don't know much of it, and what I did know I've gotten way rusty on), and from there there's Spanish, and whatever else I can conjure up to learn.

So, actually, I suppose I'm a bit curious: What were your first languages? What languages do you know/are you currently learning? What languages do you suggest? Not like I plan on packing loads of different languages into my brain at once, but I'm just wondering.

Anyway, I hope to be active here in the future, and I hope you'll all find my company good :D
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Postby Ireclan » Tue Apr 29, 2008 3:00 am

Welcome!

My language that I'm currently learning is Latin, but someday I hope to learn Homeric Greek too, just because I'm so impressed with their mythology.

I hope you have a good time here.
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Willkommen

Postby rustymason » Tue Apr 29, 2008 12:40 pm

Salve, Luke!
(Hallo)

Quid agis?
(How are you?)

Mihi pergratum est te convenire.
(It's a pleasure to meet you.)

Vale,
(Bye, be well)

When we began schooling our children at home, I suddenly developed an interest in several languages all at once: Latin, Greek, Welsh, and German.

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Postby thesaurus » Tue Apr 29, 2008 1:16 pm

Salve Luce!

I studied Japanese in highschool, but, as high school language classes go, today I retain almost none of it. Otherwise, my first langauge is Latin. I enjoy reading (or trying to read) Latin, Italian, and Spanish, and these days I'm fighting to bring Greek and Persian up to snuff... someday.
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Re: Hey, all

Postby annis » Tue Apr 29, 2008 1:56 pm

Luke Harusame wrote:I'm a serious language maniac in that language is basically the most crazy awesome thing I can think of to devote my time to, so many of you probably have a lot in common with me


You'll fit right in. :)

So, actually, I suppose I'm a bit curious: What were your first languages?


I had to content myself with what high school offered — German — until I moved to a city with a large library, at which point Old English and Gothic cemented my language addiction. In college I majored in Classical Chinese (with dabblings in Japanese and Sanskrit), a year of Latin and Greek each, before freaking out and getting out of Texas. When I picked up my college career again I ended up getting a degree in psychology (focus on brain chemistry and rat dispatching). Through convolutions too extended to go into, I ended up working in computing. After working for a few years I picked up a textbook of Homeric Greek and haven't stopped since.
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Postby Luke Harusame » Wed Apr 30, 2008 12:38 am

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